Reconstructing the human past: using ancient and modern genomics – Course and Conference Office

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Reconstructing the human past: using ancient and modern genomics


This conference will take place at EMBL Heidelberg, with the option to attend virtually. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or recovery is required for on-site attendance. Please see EMBL’s COVID-19 safety policy for on-site events. 

For late registration please contact Lisa Trinh.

Symposium overview

Combining genome-wide data from ancient and modern populations opens new windows into the past. Population-scale sequencing projects investigating past and present human diversity have already provided us with extraordinary insights into patterns of human variation and mobility through time and space. The available dataset of genome-wide data from modern humans has approximately tripled since the first edition of ‘Reconstructing the human past: using ancient and modern genomics’ in 2019, and the ability to carry out further large-scale studies on the scale of whole cemeteries and deeply sampled time transects makes it now possible to ask and answer questions that were simply impossible to address before.

The integration of archaeological evidence and historical records with genomic data elucidates aspects of human history and the cultural evolution of past societies. Genome-wide data from archaic human remains, such as Neandertals and Denisovans, allows to investigate human evolution in action and to provide direct insights into genetic changes that define our own lineage. The potential of ancient DNA data to reconstruct genomic variation of human-associated animals and plants to understand the process of domestication and their evolutionary trajectory is equally promising to such studies in humans.

Furthermore, the reconstruction of ancient pathogen genomes and metagenomic analysis of the oral and gut microbiomes provides us with molecular fossils to study microbial evolution through time. This meeting will involve scientists from population genetics, bioinformatics, microbiology, anthropology, archaeology and history and will strengthen future interactions in this young research field that is already changing the way we think about our past and will shape how we study genetic variation in the future.

Session topics

  • Genomic analyses of our closest living and extinct relatives
  • Genetic history of domestication
  • Detecting patterns of natural selection
  • Reconstructing the genetic history of human populations
  • Combining genetics and historical evidence
  • Evolution of human pathogens and our microbiome
  • Methods for improving the analysis of ancient genomic data

Speakers and organisers


Janet Kelso

Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology


Scientific organisers

Johannes Krause

Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology


Conference organiser


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  • For registered participants, recorded talks will be accessible on demand for 2 weeks after the end of the event, unless indicated otherwise.
  • The programme is subject to change.
  • Please find the poster listing here.
Day 1 – Tuesday 13 September 2022
12:00 – 13:30Arrival and registration with light refreshments
13:30 – 13:45Opening remarks by scientific organisers
13:45 – 15:00Session 1 – Genomic analyses of our closest living and extinct relatives
13:45 – 14:15There and back again: a long history of gene flow between Neandertals and modern humans
Janet Kelso – Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Germany
Not available on demand
14:15 – 14:30Genome from 50,000 year old Neanderthal reveals deeply diverged and isolated late Neanderthal population in western Europe
Tharsika Vimala – University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Not available on demand
14:30 – 14:45The evolution of introgressed Neandertal segments through space and time: insights from ancient and present-day human genomes
Leonardo Nicola Martin Iasi – Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Germany
14:45 – 15:00The genetic history of Vindija Neandertals
Arev Pelin Sumer – Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Germany
15:00 – 15:30Coffee break and Meet the speakers with:
Janet Kelso, Greger Larson and Daniel Bradley
15:30 – 16:45Session 2 – Genetic history of domestication
15:30 – 16:00Domestication and the time depth of phylogeographic structuring
Greger Larson – University of Oxford, UK
16:00 – 16:15Dual ancestry of dogs and the early dogs of Europe
Anders Bergström – The Francis Crick Institute, UK
16:15 – 16:45Four legs good: ancient animal genomics and the Near Eastern origins of cattle, sheep and goat
Daniel Bradley – Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Not available on demand
16:45 – 17:15Coffee break and Meet the speakers with:
Aida Andrés and Lluis Quintana-Murci
17:15 – 19:00Session 3 – Detecting patterns of natural selection (part 1)
17:15 – 17:45Reconstructing human genetic adaptations: adapting to cold habitats
Aida Andrés – University College London, UK
17:45 – 18:00Genetic adaptation to pathogens and increased risk of inflammatory disorders in post-Neolithic Europe
Gaspard Kerner – Institut Pasteur, France
18:00 – 18:30Ancient and modern admixture in human adaptation to pathogens
Lluís Quintana-Murci – Institut Pasteur and Collège de France, France
18:30 – 19:00Flash talk session 1 (3 min, 1 slide)
#47 – Lucas Anchieri
#59 – Ainash Childebayeva
#68 – Michal Feldman
#78 – Martin Kuhlwilm
#82 – Arthur Kocher
#88 – Megan Michel
#102 – Stephane Peyregne
#109 – Lehti Saag
#115 – Lucia Spangenberg
Not available on demand
19:00 – 20:30Dinner
20:30 – 22:00Social event: science pub quiz (EMBL Canteen) and networking drinks (ATC Foyer)
Day 2 – Wednesday 14 September 2022
09:00 – 10:30Session 3 – Detecting patterns of natural selection (part 2)
09:00 – 09:30Using ancient DNA to learn about recent human evolution
Iain Mathieson – University of Pennsylvania, USA
09:30 – 09:45A simulation framework to explore and detect epidemic-driven selection
Cindy Santander – University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Not available on demand
09:45 – 10:00Admixture facilitated adaptation in Neolithic Europe
Tom Davy – The Francis Crick Institute, UK
10:00 – 10:30Interpreting polygenic scores across time and space
Molly Przeworski – Columbia University, USA
Not available on demand
10:30 – 11:00Coffee break and Meet the speakers with:
Iain Mathieson, Molly Przeworski and Carina Schlebusch
11:00 – 16:30Session 4 – Reconstructing the genetic history of human populations (part 1)
11:00 – 11:30Ancient DNA studies and African population history
Carina Schlebusch – Uppsala University, Sweden
11:30 – 11:45The genomic diversity of Taiwanese Austronesian groups: implications for the ‘Into and Out of Taiwan’ models
Dang Liu – Institut Pasteur, France
Not available on demand
11:45 – 12:00100,000 years of selection in Ice Age grey wolves
Pontus Skoglund – The Francis Crick Institute, UK
12:00 – 12:15Modern human genetic variation during the Holocene at Liang Bua (Flores, Indonesia)
Sandra Oliveira – University of Bern, Switzerland
12:15 – 13:45Lunch
13:45 – 14:15The genetic history of Ice Age Europe: 2nd season
Cosimo Posth – University of Tübingen, Germany
Not available on demand
14:15 – 14:30The genomic landscape of contemporary western Remote Oceanians
Lara R Araúna – Institut Pasteur, France
14:30 – 14:45The genetic history of the southern Andes reconstructed from present day Mapuche-Huilliche ancestry
Chiara Barbieri – University of Zurich, Switzerland
Not available on demand
14:45 – 15:15Coffee break and Meet the speakers with:
Cosimo Posth and Choongwon Jeong
15:15 – 15:45Disentangling layers of human migration and mixture in inner Eurasia with ancient genomes
Choongwon Jeong – Seoul National University, South Korea
15:45 – 16:00Genomic signals of continuity and admixture in the Caucasus
Ayshin Ghalichi – Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Germany
Not available on demand
16:00 – 16:30Flash talk session 2 (3 min, 1 slide)
#48 – Mathilde André
#66 – Roberta Davidson
#72 – Guido Alberto Gnecchi-Ruscone
#79 – Yilei Huang
#84 – Liisa Loog
#95 – Eleftheria Orfanou
#103 – Divyaratan Popli
#112 – Jakob Sedig
#120 – Vanessa Villalba-Mouco
Not available on demand
16:30 – 18:00Poster Session 1 (odd numbers)
18:00Free evening
Day 3 – Thursday 15 September 2022
08:15 – 09:00Career workshop
Hosted by Patricia Cabezas – EMBL Heidelberg, Germany
– María Ávila-Arcos – National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico
– Choongwon Jeong – Seoul National University, South Korea
– Aida Andrés – University College London, UK
09:00 – 10:30Session 4 – Reconstructing the genetic history of human populations (part 2)
09:00 – 09:30Demographic history and genetic structure in pre-Hispanic Central Mexico
María Ávila-Arcos – National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico
09:30 – 09:45A micro-scale investigation of Georgia’s population history from diachronic archaogenomic data
Eirini Skourtanioti – Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Germany
Not available on demand
09:45 – 10:00Demogenomic modeling of the timing and the processes of world early farmers differentiation
Nina Marchi – University of Bern, Switzerland
10:00 – 10:30Dairying, diseases and the evolution of lactase persistence in Europe
Mark Thomas – University College London, UK
10:30 – 11:00Coffee break and Meet the speakers with:
María Ávila-Arcos, Mark Thomas, Kristian Kristiansen and Mary Prendergast
11:00 – 15:00Session 5 – Combining genetics and historical evidence
11:00 – 11:30Genetics and archaeology – the way forward
Kristian Kristiansen – University of Gothenburg, Sweden
11:30 – 11:45Insights from unprecedentedly large family trees from the Neolithic site of Gurgy in France
Wolfgang Haak – Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Germany
Not available on demand
11:45 – 12:15Challenges in reconciling genomic and archaeological data in Africa’s past
Mary Prendergast – Rice University, USA
12:15 – 13:45Lunch
13:45 – 14:15Reconstructing ancient kinship practices with aDNA: the Hazleton North case
Iñigo Olalde – University of Basque Country, Spain
14:15 – 14:30Pater semper incertus: historical-genomic reconstruction of extra-pair paternity behaviour in human Western populations (1500-1900)
Maarten H. D. Larmuseau – KU Leuven, Belgium
14:30 – 15:00Comparing and contrasting local genetic structure amongst densely sampled early medieval cemeteries
Krishna Veeramah – Stony Brook University, USA (Virtual speaker)
15:00 – 15:30Coffee break and Meet the speakers with:
Iñigo Olalde and Anne Stone
15:30 – 17:00Session 6 – Evolution of human pathogens and our microbiome
15:30 – 16:00Ancient tuberculosis in the Americas
Anne Stone – Arizona State University, USA
16:00 – 16:15Early diversity and evolution of Yersinia pestis from the late Neolithic and Bronze Age
Gunnar Neumann – Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Germany
Not available on demand
16:15 – 16:30Transmission routes of the Hepatitis B virus in early medieval Europe
Alina Hiss – Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Germany
16:30 – 17:00Flash talk session 3 (3 min, 1 slide)
#55 – Davide Bozzi
#67 – Arun Durvasula
#74 – Joscha Gretzinger
#80 – Miren Iraeta-Orbegozo
#87 – Mait Metspalu
#101 – Sandra Penske
#107 – Adam Ben Rohrlach
#114 – Prajjval Pratap Singh
Not available on demand
17:00 – 18:30Poster Session 2 (even numbers)
18:30 – 20:00Dinner
20:00 – 22:00Social event: after dinner drinks with live jazz music (ATC Rooftop Lounge)

Day 4 – Friday 16 September 2022
09:00 – 12:00Session 7 – Methods for improving the analysis of ancient genomic data
09:00 – 09:30Direct spatiotemporal mapping of ancient human genomes to estimate large scale mobility dynamics
Stephan Schiffels – Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Germany
09:30 – 09:45An ancient DNA aware short-read mapper: mapAD
J. Christian Heide – Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Germany
09:45 – 10:00Identification of long shared haplotypes in ancient DNA – Inferring distant relatives and recent demography
Harald Ringbauer – Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Germany
10:00 – 10:15Imputation of ancient genomes
Bárbara Sousa da Mota – University of Lausanne, Switzerland
10:15 – 10:45Coffee break and Meet the speakers with:
J. Víctor Moreno-Mayar
10:45 – 11:00On the limits of fitting admixture graphs to allele frequency data
Pavel Flegontov – University of Ostrava, Czech Republic
11:00 – 11:15Looking for variants in a haystack: inferring population structure using rare variation
Thiseas C. Lamnidis – Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Germany
Not available on demand
11:15 – 11:30High-throughput approach for inference of archaic introgression models
Jan Kocí – University of Ostrava, Czech Republic
11:30 – 12:00Ancient Rapanui genomes reveal pre-European trans-Pacific contact with Indigenous Americans
J. Víctor Moreno-Mayar – University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Not available on demand
12:00 – 12:15Closing remarks and poster prize
12:15Packed lunch and departure
13:00Optional: Shuttle bus to Frankfurt Airport (Terminal 1)
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Practical information

Registration fees and abstract submission

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Virtual registration fees include access to all of the talks (livestreamed and on demand) and facility to submit questions.

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Event platform

We are using an event platform for this conference. More information about the platform will be shared ahead of the conference.


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Media partners

Genome Research, a Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press journal

International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Molecular Systems Biology, an EMBO Press journal

Open Biology, a Royal Society journal


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EMBO | EMBL Symposia promote scientific communication and collaboration in the European research area. They provide scientists with a platform to discuss and exchange ideas on forward-looking topics and new developments in the life sciences.

Topics emphasise upcoming developments and the interdisciplinary nature of related fields. Jointly funded and organised by EMBO and EMBL – and complementary to their respective courses, workshops, and conference programmes – the symposia promote scientific communication and collaboration.

All symposia are held in the EMBL Advanced Training Centre (ATC) in Heidelberg, Germany, or virtually.

Date: 13 - 16 Sep 2022

Location: EMBL Heidelberg and Virtual


Abstract submission: Closed

Registration (On-site): Closed

Registration (Virtual): Closed


  • Johannes Krause
    Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, Germany
    • Anna-Sapfo Malaspinas
      University of Lausanne, Switzerland